The Greater Houston Convention and Visitors Bureau has sued organizers of Space City Comic Con, claiming trademark infringement over the use of the term "Space City."
A group of Russian translators is urging that local translations of comic books abandon transliterations of English sound effects like "Bam!" and "Pow!" in favor of indigenous alternatives.
Singapore's National Arts Council abruptly withdrew its grant for "The Art of Charlie Chan Hock Chye," saying the graphic novel "potentially undermines the authority or legitimacy of the Government and its public institutions."